Mike Van Der Poel, Track and Field

Mike Van Der Poel, Track and Field

Third-year sprinter Mike Van Der Poel is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Male Athlete of the Week.

Mike got a win in his sole event in Saturday’s ANS Last Chance Meet at the Canada Games Centre.

He placed first in the 300m, winning by more than a second with a time of 34.75. Last year’s U SPORTS bronze medallist in the same event, he currently holds the top spot in the AUS rankings.

A native of Truro, N.S., Mike is an engineering student.